So there is another, unspoken, reason why the Europeanists favor intervention: a Democratic president.
European liberals are divided on the degree of government intervention in economy, but generally they favor limited intervention.
Union-hostile Republicans and moderate or conservative Democrats are alarmed by the danger to the economy and favor federal intervention.
On the Colombian side, a recent poll shows that a majority of Colombians favor American intervention.
Biden would favor American military intervention into Sudan to end the Darfur genocide.
But during his tenure as central bank governor, from 1948 to 1968, he tended to favor less intervention and greater Government discipline over spending.
He favors more Federal intervention to insure the survival of farms, a stand that undoubtedly helped him in Iowa.
So pre-emption sometimes works, and even doves tend to favor cross-border intervention to prevent genocide in the Rwandas of the world.
Senator Schurz, did not favor federal military intervention in Southern affairs or protecting blacks, and he was against miscegenation.
It was well known that she favored intervention, but she was frank about the difficulty in making such decisions.